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Georgetown to reimburse 50% of Costco sales taxes per deal

Costco is expected to be one of the largest sales tax producers for the city with a 10-year net benefit of about $11 million.

Red Bird Mercantile is now open on the Georgetown Square

The boutique sells women's fashion, jewelry and gifts.



The Uptown Social bar and restaurant in Georgetown is closed

The Uptown Social was a rooftop restaurant, bar, lounge and terrace in Downtown Georgetown.


Aspen Dental now open on University Avenue in Georgetown

The practice offers a range of dental services, including dentures, preventive care and restoration.


Mary Calixtro wins Georgetown City Council District 1 race

Mary Calixtro won the runoff election Dec. 10 for the Georgetown City Council District 1 seat with 1 of 1 polling locations reporting.


Willie's Grill & Icehouse to open new Georgetown locale in late January

The casual bar and grill serves burgers, chicken fried steak, ribs, Texas seafood and more.



City of Georgetown announces new position: communications and public engagement director

Aly Van Dyke will oversee the newly formed communications and public engagement department.


Most early voting polling locations finalized for March 2020 primaries

Court establishes primary early voting locations ahead of March 2020 elections.


As pollen counts rise in Central Texas, learn about cedar fever and allergy prevention

As temperatures cool heading into the winter season in Central Texas, pollen counts from Ashe juniper trees begin to climb, causing seasonal allergies referred to locally by residents as “cedar fever.”


Want to ride your bicycle? After more than one year of work, the bike master plan for Georgetown is here

Officials are working to install infrastructure ahead of city and county growth to include bicycle routes for both recreation and transportation purposes.



Officials: construction labor shortage won't affect Georgetown-area project completions

Even as Central Texas continues to face a shortage in construction labor, Williamson County and Georgetown ISD officials say they are confident bond projects will be completed in a timely manner.


Williamson County elected officials candidates have filed for March 2020 primary election

The deadline to file for a place on the Nov. 2020 ballot was Dec. 9. A total of ten county elected positions are open, including two on the commissioners court.


League of Women Voters: After 100 years national organization returning to Georgetown roots

The League is a nonprofit that works to empower voters to make educated decisions at the polls by providing nonpartisan information on local and state candidates and ballot measures.


Brookwood in Georgetown expands with homes for residents with special needs

The two homes look to accommodate 16 adults with disabiilities.



Georgetown businessman walks Appalachian Trail, raises $80,000 for veterans

David Kellerman is the co-owner of Mel's Lone Star Lanes in Georgetown.


Check out these 14 Georgetown gym options before the resolution-rush

Here is a noncomprehensive guide to gym-based fitness centers in the area.


Tiff's Treats opens Georgetown location

It's cookie time! Tiff's Treats opened in Georgetown on Dec. 7.


New Georgetown hotel to have 124 rooms

A WoodSpring Suites plans to open in Georgetown in March.



Holiday string light recycling available to Georgetown residents through Jan. 31

This will be the third year this service is offered to Georgetown residents.


Do tai chi, yoga, or make a cheese board: Things to do in Georgetown this December and January

Check out this list of things to do in Georgetown in December and January.


Georgetown ISD releases proposed rezoning for elementary, middle schools

Pickett, Carver and Mitchell elementary schools, as well as Wagner middle school students may see attendance rezoning in the 2020-21 school year.




Design phase to begin on downtown Georgetown parking structure

Progress on the $5 million parking structure at Main and Sixth streets continues.


Garey Park draws more nonresidents in 2019 fiscal year despite a higher entrance fee

The 525-acre park opened in June 2018 at 6450 FM 2243 and features hiking trails, an equestrian arena and event center.